Imagination

Free Your Imagination to Unleash Your Potential

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 under Inspiration & Motivation

You are limited only by the limits you place on your imagination. But once you open the door to any possibility, you free yourself of self-imposed confines and restrictions.

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Inspiration on the Go (some changes here at Meant to be Happy)

Posted on Apr 14, 2014 under Inspiration & Motivation

Sometimes we need a step-by-step how-to manual of 101 Ways to live Happier Lives to get us through the vicissitudes of life. Other times, all we need is a reminder, inspiration to look anew at the old to start making changes. I invite you to begin now to become who you most want to

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Forgive

How to Forget Once you Forgive

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 under Character & Values

The truth of the matter is that the mind records all it experiences. Add sharp emotion to the experience, and you have a recipe for an elephant-like memory of the nitty gritty. So can forgetting the acts of others against us truly be forgotten? Not likely. So what could the admonition to forgive and forget really mean then?

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clutter

Decluttering and Simplifying my Online Life (refocused and rededicated)

Posted on Apr 8, 2014 under Life

To say I’ve been unfocused in the wilderness of new ideas is an understatement. But as the old proverb goes, if you chase two rabbits, you won’t catch either one. I would add that if you’re chasing 20 rabbits, a raccoon and a squirrel or two, you might as well say goodbye to everything else you used to do. And so am simplifying the online clutter I’ve been creating of late. See how…

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22 Reasons I’m Happy (this is my happiness story)

Posted on Apr 5, 2014 under Happiness

It’s my birthday today and was going to post another installment of “Things you don’t know about me” when I decided on a whim to share my personal happiness story with you instead. Here are 22 reasons I’m happy.

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A New Start

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 under Adversity & Challenge

“Every moment is a fresh beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot Are you on a path that does not serve you? Have you fallen and are finding yourself pressed down against the floorboards of life? Maybe you’ve made […]

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Fail big

Fail Big or Go Home

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 under Adversity & Challenge

Failure is inevitable for anyone willing to chase bold and hairy dreams. It is the universe correcting our misuse of energy. It is one way we learn there is a better way to allocate our personal assets and resources.

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Breathtaking Sunrise

Today is Your Masterpiece!

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 under Inspiration & Motivation

Today is a blank canvas waiting for you to paint your personal masterpiece onto it. It is your unfinished Sistine Chapel, your David and Mona Lisa. This very day is waiting to be fashioned and formed into something beautiful, breathtaking and sublime.

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Light at the end of the Tunnel

Hope (the essential trait)

Posted on Mar 26, 2014 under Heart

Hope is the light that glimmers in the dark of the unknown. It is the flicker of possibility in the murky depths of the impossible. It is the reason we kneel in prayer and work to improve our lives and volunteer to help others. It is why we wake up and move forward and dream of better days.

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Courage

The Mother of All Virtues

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 under Character & Values

It’s been said that courage is the point at which all other virtues are tested. And indeed, there are not many virtues that will not be tested at some point and in some way. Our patience, trust, kindness, compassion, perseverance, and other personal virtues will hit that wall, push up against that moment, that set of conditions or that person who will push you to the edge.

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Motivation needs a Reminder

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 under Inspiration & Motivation

A well-known motivational guru was once challenged about the very idea of motivation. His antagonist complained that motivation doesn’t work because it doesn’t last. It wears off, so can’t be all the guru suggested it was …

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Trials are Neutral, Attitudes Are Not

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 under Adversity & Challenge

Why do some people get crushed by difficulty, like so many boulders smashing the life and kindness right out of them? Why do they turn bitter and sour and hateful, while others rise to the occasion and come out better than before?

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